Tagged: Community engagement

Working towards a Plastic Free Wingecarribee

June 30, 2020Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again participating in Plastic Free July and is encouraging the local community to take part in the Plastic Free July Challenge. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and...

Council and NSW Government to undertake bush fire survey

May 22, 2020Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council, in conjunction with Service NSW and the newly created state government agency Resilience NSW (formerly Office of Emergency Management), are to commence contacting bush fire affected residents to hear first-hand of the recovery efforts. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard said residents whose homes were destroyed in the 2019/20 summer...

Information sessions to discuss planning documents

April 28, 2020Posted in: Community, Development

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Wingecarribee Shire Council will hold a series of information sessions starting Friday 1 May 2020 to discuss the draft Wingecarribee Local Housing Strategy and draft Wingecarribee Local Strategic Planning Statement. Due to COVID-19, the one-on-one information sessions will be held by phone or video conferencing. Council’s Coordinator Strategic Land Use Planning, Michael Park, explained that...

Draft Seymour Park Masterplan on exhibition

December 10, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors recently endorsed the public exhibition of a draft 2019 Masterplan for Seymour Park. The draft Masterplan has been produced to explore a number of possibilities on how to improve the popular Moss Vale park and is aligned with Council’s Parks Strategy, Public Toilet Strategy...

Council’s draft Cemetery Policy on public exhibition

December 3, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on its draft Cemeteries Policy which goes on public exhibition from Wednesday 4 December 2019. The draft policy details how Council proposes to sustainably manage, maintain and operate Wingecarribee Shire Council’s public cemeteries. Council’s Manager of Assets Stace Lewer explained the importance of the...